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LGT Venture Philanthropy

Philanthropic capital for scaling positive impact

LGT Venture Philanthropy

Scaling innovative solutions to societal problems

LGT Impact Fellowship

LGT Venture Philanthropy

Scaling positive impact across five world regions


Improving the quality of life of disadvantaged people

LGT Venture Philanthropy’s mission is to improve the quality of life of disadvantaged people, contribute to healthy ecosystems and build resilient, inclusive and prosperous communities. To realize our mission, we invest philanthropic capital to support the growth of organizations with effective, scalable solutions to societal challenges, focusing on high impact returns.

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About LGT Venture Philanthropy

At LGT Venture Philanthropy we support the growth of innovative social organizations by providing a tailored combination of philanthropic capital, access to business skills, management know-how and strategic advice.


Dec 20, 2016

Aangan Trust is keeping 75’000 children safe

916 women volunteers from 86 hotspots of child harm are keeping 75’000 children safe in 6 regions across India.

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Oct 24, 2016

Mothers2mothers has published annual report 2015-2016

The organization seeks to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV/Aids. The report states that Mothers2mothers increased its reach by 35% in 2015 and has virtually eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV among clients for the second year in a row. LGT VP has been supporting Mothers2mothers since 2011.

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Oct 11, 2016

LGT VP case study in "Grow – Scale – Impact" report

The Global Social Entrepreneurship Network collaborated with the German Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on a new report on the growth of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises. LGT Venture Philanthropy contributed a case study.

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Oct 4, 2016

Mothers2mothers turns 15

LGT VP has been supporting Mothers2mothers since 2011. The organization seeks to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV/Aids. Over the past 15 years, mothers2mothers has become a recognized leader in global efforts to eliminate paediatric AIDS and create healthy families and communities.

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Sep 14, 2016

Impact Report 2015 published

We are pleased to share with you our Impact Report 2015. It portrays the social impact achieved by our portfolio (both LGT Venture Philanthropy and LGT Impact Ventures) in 2015 and highlights concrete impact case studies.

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What we do

We support social organizations to scale their positive impact. Our portfolio organizations are active in sectors that provide critical products and services that empower disadvantaged people and their communities: education, health, energy, agriculture, information and communication technologies.

LGT Venture Philanthropy portfolio

With effective, scalable models our portfolio organizations have the potential to improve the quality of life of billions of underserved people, addressing their need for affordable goods and services as well as livelihood opportunities.